- Anglo American
- BHP Billiton
- Bowen Basin
- contract mining engineering and services
- Fortescue Metals Group
- Hunter Valley
- iron ore
- job cuts
- mergers and acquisitions
- mining jobs
- New South Wales
- New Zealand
- oil and gas
- Rio Tinto
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Mine site dust suppression: Stockpile dust control
Stockpiles are an essential part of the mining, civil and infrastructure sectors. With varying width, height and erosion of these piles, site management is subject to stringent protocols to protect employees, contractors and the wider community.
- Steiber optimal backstop design provides higher plant efficiency, decreases costs
A major energy company in Australia needed reliable replacement low-speed backstops (LSBs) for six incline conveyors that move coal out of a mine to an adjacent power station.
- Erizon rehabilitates Hail Creek mine site
In January 2018, Erizon was approach by Rio Tinto to undertake 32.8-hectares of revegetation works for early rehabilitation and soil stabilisation.
- OZ Minerals, Byrnecut use world-first Sandvik tele-remote technology
Leading contract miner Byrnecut Australia has become the first underground operator in the world to successfully use a new tele-remote package for Sandvik development drills at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill site. To read more about the case study, please fill the form below:
- Respirable Mine Dust Exposure
Breathe Safe has continously developed protective systems against the unseen hazards that impact on the health and safety of mine equipment operators (mobile & fixed plant). The real issue at mine sites is respirable dust / fibres (particulate) inside the breathing zone and the emphasis must be to prevent lung disease for the entire working … Continue reading Respirable Mine Dust Exposure
- Guarding operations at mine sites across Australia
To improve the safety and efficiency of conveyor system at mining operations, many companies are turning to ESS’s proven EZI-GUARD solution. A key element of many mining operations that helps maintain a high level of productivity is the conveyor system that connects crucial areas of mines. With safety joining productivity as two of the industry’s … Continue reading Guarding operations at mine sites across Australia
- Carryback No Match for Belt Cleaning System Upgrades
How Port Kembla Coal Terminal and Flexco worked together to improve safety, operating and environmental performance, and reliability of the belt cleaning systems. Download this whitepaper now to find out more:
- Advanced Rugged PC and Display Technologies For Harsh Environments
Xinc Technologies specialises in advanced rugged PC and display technologies engineered to perform in the most challenging environments. From hazardous locations in mining, oil and gas, to transportation, supply chain, field service, warehouse, healthcare, and more, our rugged PC tablets, handhelds and fixed-mount PCs increase operational efficiencies and safety, deliver low-cost reliability for data collection, … Continue reading Advanced Rugged PC and Display Technologies For Harsh Environments
- Improving Safety & Efficiency in Conveyor Maintenance
This case study shows how ESS has developed a heavy-duty, retractable idler frame that eliminates the need for most scaffolding and working at heights when changing conveyor rollers, resulting in a drastic reduction in maintenance time.
- How an Automated Dispensing Solution can Increase Productivity & Generate Savings for Mining Companies
When a fast-growing UK’s manufacturer outgrew their PPE and consumables storeroom, inefficiencies began to appear and productivity ultimately struggled. This case study examines how the company were able to solve the issue an with automated dispensing solution for PPE and consumable, resulting in a 16% increase in productivity and a 30% reduction in the use … Continue reading How an Automated Dispensing Solution can Increase Productivity & Generate Savings for Mining Companies
- Gasless Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) Wires vs. MIG?
Welding in a workshop is an ideal situation for a tradesperson, with equipment they require at their disposal for fabrications, along with comfort and shelter from external elements. However, not all welding is possible under such ideal circumstances. A construction project requires a fair bit of planning and preparation to ensure all welds, especially those … Continue reading Gasless Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) Wires vs. MIG?
- Colliery Saves $100,000+ with Compressed Air Upgrade: Free Case Study
Commissioned by the Myuna Colliery of Centennial Coal, this free case study looks at the installation of a new two-stage air compressor in place of two single stage compressors. The results, among other things, include savings of more than $100,000.
- Lifting Solutions: Reduce Risk of Repetitive Strain & Back Injury
With an identified need in mining for a solution to workers suffering strain and back injuries from constantly standing upright, and operating hand held equipment, Safetech and Clarks Mining collaborated to develop a unique drilling rig lift table.
This case study details the results of this integration, which led to a reduced risk of injury and an increase in daily productivity.
- Rare Earth Extraction – Hastings Project Case Study
This case study explores the stages, technology and strategy of the Hastings Project – an exciting initiative by Hastings Rare Metals involving heavy rare earths.
- A Cadia Valley Success Story
An on-site trial of a revolutionary mechanical bucket is yielding benefits for Cadia Valley Operations as well as its manufacturer, Keech Mining Supplies.
- Out from Behind the Eight Ball in Maintenance Inventory
Back in 1946, Nickolas Savko and his wife Gilda started their business in Columbus, Ohio, U.S. with a single truck and a few employees. Nearly 70 years later, Savko is now one of the largest site development contractors in the U.S., with roughly 300 employees and more than 600 pieces of heavy equipment, trucks and tools.
- Reduced Costs, Better Control, More Up-Time for JCB
JCB, one of the world’s top manufacturers of industrial and construction equipment, found that it did not have enough control over mission-critical parts, supplies and repair kits in its inventory. With unrestricted access to the heavy production/maintenance area, costs were spiraling out of control and critical parts, tools and supplies were routinely out of stock and unavailable when needed.